Journal of Wound Care

Archived since May 2014 Modern Archive Monthly
123 issues
The Journal of Wound Care provides the latest evidence-based information and best practice procedures. Keep up-to-date on all aspects of wound care, including the prevention and treatment of wounds and associated skin conditions. All articles are peer-reviewed by an expert panel of advisors and reviewers, and include the latest state-of-the-art research and clinical practice articles. Subscribe now to make sure you receive the latest issue in newsstand as soon as it is published

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Education features in this edition of JWC include a cost-effectiveness analysis of the topical application of hyaluronic acid and amino acids in hard-to-heal wounds; a narrative review on artificial intelligence in hard-to-heal wound care diagnosis, assessment and treatment; a comprehensive review of Timolol in the treatment of hard-to-heal wounds; and a systematic review of the health-related quality of life in patients with diabetic foot ulcers in the Arab world. An innovative flat-knit compression garment for use in patients with lymphoedema is the focus of a multicentre study. The relationship between nutritional goals and pressure injuries in critical care patients receiving enteral nutrition is explored, and a case study describes the diagnosis and treatment of hard-to-heal wounds infected with Acinetobacter baumannii. A longitudinal study examines the changes in wound symptoms and quality of life of patients with newly diagnosed malignant fungating wounds. 
The Silk Road Supplement this month features an in vitro study that investigates wound healing in response to a superoxidised solution versus a Dulbecco’s phosphate buffered saline control; another study presents seven years of experience of hospital-acquired pressure injuries; a case report of a patient 10 years after a radical sternectomy for deep sternal wound infection including anatomical and physiological changes the chest cavity may undergo; and a prospective study of 300 patients with type 2 diabetes surveys them before and after one year of appropriate intervention from podiatrists.

Online Research Supplement papers include a case report on the use of biosurgery for the treatment of foot ulcers infected with therapy-resistant bacteria; a randomised controlled trial on the effect of Buerger-Allen exercise on wound healing in patients with diabetic foot ulcers; the use of metal-based nanoparticles for biofilm infection in hard-to-heal wounds; an in vivo study on the scar-reducing effect of a novel chitosan gel; a systematic review and meta-analysis on the accuracy of infrared thermography evaluation in burn wound healing; and a mixed method case study on the use of person-centred music to manage wound dressing-related pain.

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  • First Issue: May 2014
  • Latest Issue: April 2024
  • Issue Count: 123
  • Published: Monthly